What are cookies? Cookies are short strings that are saved when growing the Web site on the user’s computer, smartphone or tablet that allows our site to recognise the user after the first visit, and therefore improving the user experience.

Cookies allow us to store and retrieve information about your navigation habits or the device that you generally use to access the site anonymously and, depending on the information they contain, if you have previously registered, in order to recognize you as a user or customer.


Technical Cookies:

This type of Cookies is needed for some ares of this site to function properly. Cookies in this category include both persistent and session cookies:

- persistent: once the browser is closed, they are not erased, but remain up to a preset expiration date

session: are erased every time the browser is closed

Without such cookies, the site, or portions of it, may not work properly. Therefore, they are always used, regardless of user preferences. These types of cookies are always sent from our domain.

List of cookies used:

GA (duration: 2 years)

Cookies used by third-pate Google Analytics service. It serves to uniquely identify users who visit the website (contains identifiers).

pk_id.XX.9aXX1 (duration: 1 years and 1 month)

Cookies use by the third party service PIWIK, which is used to gather information about how users use the site. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookie collects information anonymously, including the number of visitors to the site, where they came to the site from and the pages they visited.

pk_ses.XX.9aXX (duration: 30 min)

Cookies use by the third party service PIWIK, which is used to gather information about how users use the site. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookie collects information anonymously, including the number of visitors to the site, where they came to the site from and the pages they visited.

PHPSESSID (duration: navigation session)

Cookies used by PHP to track sessions (contains a unique identifier for your session on the web site)

Profile Cookies:

Profile cookies are designed to create user-related profiles in order to send advertisements in line with the preferences displayed by the same user in the context of network browsing. Due to the particular invasiveness that this type of system may have in the private sphere of the users, European and Italian legislation provides that the user must be properly informed on their use and thus express their valid consent.

They refer to Art. 122 of the Privacy Code which provides that “the storage of information in a contracting party’s or user’s terminal device or access to information already stored is permitted on the condition that the contracting party or user has given their consent after having been informed of the simplified policy referred to in Artic 13 Privacy Code, paragraph 3”.

Our site uses profile cookies.

Third party cookies:

Third party analysis Cookies

These cookies are used to store information about the use of the site by users anonymously, such as: pages visited, duration of visit, source of traffic, geographic origin, age, gender, and interests for marketing campaigns. These cookies are sent from third- party domains outside of the Site.

Cookies to integrate third party products and software features

This type of cookie integrates features developed by third parties within the site pages such as icons and preferences expressed in social networks in order to share site content or for the use of third party software services (such as software to generate maps and additional software that provides other services). These cookies are sent by third-party domains and partner sites that offer their functionality within the Site pages.

Source: Google Youtube

Source: ShareThis

Source: AddThis

Source: Google Maps

Source: Facebook

Source: Skype



In addition to what is indicated in this document, the User can manage Cookie preferences directly within their browser and prevent - for example - the installation of third party Cookies. Through browsing preferences, you can also delete Cookies that have been installed in the past, including the Cookie which gives this site permission to install Cookies. It is important to note that by disabling all Cookies, the operation of this site may be compromised.

With regard to services provided by third parties, the User can also exercise the rite to oppose tracking by informing them through the third party’s privacy policy via the opt out link if explicitly provided or by contacting them directly.

Notwithstanding the preceding, the Owner informs you, the Consumer, that you may take advantage of Your Online Chores. Through this service, you can manage tracking preferences for most of the major advertising tools. The Owner, therefore, advises Users to use this resource in addition to the information provided in this document.

You can find information below on how to manage Cookies in your browser. If your browser is not listed, please visit the “help” section of your browser.



1. Run the Chrome Browser

2. Click on the menu in the browser toolbar next to the url entry window for navigation

3. Select Settings

4. Click on Show Advanced Settings

5. In the “Privacy” section, click the “Content Settings” button

6. In the “Cookie” section you can change the following cookie settings:

- Allow local data to be saved

- Only change the local data until closing the browser

- Prevent sites from sending cookies

- Block third-party and site data cookies

- Manage exceptions for some internet sites

- Delete one or all cookies

For more information visit the dedicated page.


Mozilla Firefox

1. Run the Mozilla Firefox Browser

2. Click the menu on the browser toolbar next to the url entry window for navigation

3. Select Options

4. Select the Privacy panel

5. Click on Show Advanced Settings

6. In the “Privacy” section, click on the “Content Settings” button

7. In the “Tracking” section, you can change the following cookie settings:

- Ask the site not to track at all

- Give the sites the availability to be traced

- Do not give any preferences related to the tracking of personal data

8. From the “History” section you can:

- By enabling “Use Custom Settings”, select to accept third-party cookies (always or never from sites visited) and keep them for a species period (their expiration, closing Firefox or by request each time)

- Remove individual stored cookies

For more information visit the dedicated page.


Internet Explorer

1. Open the Internet Explorer Browser

2. Click on the Tools button and select Internet Options

3. Click on the Privacy tab and in the Settings section, change the slider based on the action you want for the cookies:

- Block all cookies

- Allow all cookies

- Select the sites to get cookies from: Move the curser to an intermediate position so you do not block or allow all cookies, then tap on Sites, enter a website n the Web Address entry box, then press Block or Allow

For more information visit the dedicated page.


Safari 8

1. Open the Safari Browser

2. Click on Safari, select Preferences and press Privacy

3. In the “Block Cookies” section, specify how Safari can accept cookies from internet sites

4. To see which sites have stored cookies, click on Details

For more information visit the dedicated page.


Safari iOS (mobile devices)

1. Open the Safari iOS Browser

2. Tap Settings, then Safari

3. Tap Block Cookies and select from among the various options: “Never”, “Third Party and Advertisers” or “Always”

4. To clear all cookies stored by Safari, tap Settings, then Safari, and then Delete Cookies and data

For more information visit the dedicated page.



1. Open the Opera Browser

2. Click on Preferences, then on Advanced, and then, on Cookies

3. Select one of the following options:

- Accept all cookies

- Accept cookies only from the sites you visit: third-party cookies that are sent from a domain other than the one you are rising will be rejected

- Never accept cookies: No cookies will ever be saved

For more information visit the dedicated page.

How to disable third-party cookie services

• Google Services

• Facebook

• Twitter

• Google privacy Policy

• Sharethis

• Piwik

Tools to disable google analytics on your browser:

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